Thursday, August 23, 2007

my indulgence

This is my on-the-spur-of-the-moment impulsive indulgence. It is a bench made out of wooden railway sleepers - rock solid and a super heavyweight. This is a family heirloom that I am passing down ... I hope the generations to come will love it as I do.


Blogger Sharon said...

I love rustic looking pieces like that... it will probably last forever!

August 24, 2007 at 7:20 AM  
Blogger Madwag said...

that is really cool... did someone in your family make it?

August 24, 2007 at 4:17 PM  
Blogger LadyHawk said...

sharon - yes, it would probably last froever. A beauty, isn't it?

Madwag - I wish but no .. it was a purchase. I've been looking for something similar for a very long time and such things cannot be hurried. It must "speak" to you, if you know what I mean.

August 24, 2007 at 8:20 PM  
Blogger Madwag said...

I know exactly what you mean. My husband and I are like that too. A lot of the things in our house are like that too. What software do you use to alter your image like that?

August 25, 2007 at 4:14 PM  
Blogger LadyHawk said...

madwag .. i used adobe photoshop to alter the image. am trying to learn how to use the many features of photoshop. i barely know the basic but will check out online tutorials whenever i want a particular effect done and try to work it out.

August 26, 2007 at 9:40 AM  
Blogger DweezelJazz said...

The bench is really neat, and I love the way you've altered the photo. It makes it look like the bench is moving through time and space - a kind of graphic representation of how it will pass down to future generations.

August 31, 2007 at 4:12 PM  

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